LATEST NEWS : Fed Chair: ‘Deficits Will Rise to Unsustainable Levels’

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, referencing the Congressional Budget Office’slong-term budget projections, told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress today that under current policies the federal government’s deficits “will rise to unsustainable levels.” continue reading at cnsnews.com

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Federal Spending by the Numbers, 2013: Government Spending Trends in Graphics, Tables, and Key Points

“In 2013, federal spending approached $3.5 trillion and the deficit dropped to “only” $642 billion. Some are using this small improvement in the nation’s fiscal situation to avoid further budget tightening. But as the figures and graphics in this report show, this is the wrong conclusion to draw. Following four years of trillion-dollar deficits, the […]

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The Periphery is Failing

“For years we’ve preached the From the Outside In principle of markets: When trouble starts, it nearly always does so out in the weaker periphery before creeping towards the core. We saw this in the run-up to the housing bubble collapse, as sub-prime mortgages gave way before prime loans, and in Europe, as smaller economies […]

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